GKN Aerospace and Boeing extend partnership on significant military aircraft contracts

Agreement includes continued supply of major structural components and assemblies for F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15E Strike Eagle and C-17 Globemaster III.

GKN Aerospace has announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with Boeing [NYSE:BA] to solidify a continued working partnership until 2023.

The agreement covers the production of structural components and assemblies for:

  • F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
  • F-15E Strike Eagle
  • C-17 Globemaster III

GKN Aerospace has been a sole-source supplier for items such as external surfaces, internal structures, wing trailing and leading edges for these Boeing aircraft since 2001.

Photo caption: Boeing F/A-18

This contract not only solidifies a continued partnership with Boeing, but is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our GKN Aerospace employees.  We will strive to meet our commitments under this agreement and align on future opportunities utilizing GKN Aerospace capabilities and advanced technology improvements.

Krisstie Kondrotis President - Defense Business, GKN Aerospace